Stocks to buy

The bullish move of stocks since late December has certainly been impressive. It does show how quickly sentiment can change. Source: Shutterstock Yet the macroeconomic environment still looks dicey. Some of the recent economic data – such as the jobs numbers and home sales – point to a slowing of the U.S. economy. In the
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The stock market has been a charging bull since 2019 began. Given how 2018 ended, this has been quite a surprise. Much of the selloff was explained by expectations that Q4 wasn’t going to be strong and that growth in 2019 would be diminished. And most of the numbers that are coming in reinforce that view.
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“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” as the old saying goes. But can companies that have never embraced technology become the “tech stocks” of the 21st century? Let’s find out … New Technology for This Old Dog Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) started in 1963 when Tom Monaghan and his brother took over a restaurant
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By market capitalization, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the second-largest U.S. company, trailing only Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). Apple stock was once the largest, becoming the first stock to sport a market value of $1 trillion, prior to a fourth-quarter decline that saw the stock tumble from a record high of just over $233 to $142. Source: Shutterstock This
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U.S. equities are pausing for breath on Thursday, amid nagging concerns about the fate of U.S.-China trade talks and ongoing woes for Boeing (NYSE:BA) after President Trump grounded the 787 MAX — becoming the last country to do so after two fatal crashes of similar circumstances in the last five months. The drag on the
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Momo (NASDAQ:MOMO) stock popped on Tuesday, after the Chinese social-networking giant reported fourth-quarter numbers which easily topped expectations. Source: Shutterstock MOMO also delivered far-above-consensus first-quarter revenue guidance. Investors celebrated the strong numbers, and MOMO stock jumped more than 10% in response to the news. In the big picture, there were a lot of positives in
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Since mid-February, when Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ: TTWO) reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that included weaker-than-expected quarterly guidance, Take-Two stock has been trading close to its 52-week lows. Investors  ignored strong demand for the company’s hot games like Dead Red Redemption, Grand Theft Auto, and NBA 2K. Instead, they worried about rising operating costs and potential competition
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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) are following completely opposite strategies for accelerating their growth. Amazon’s strategy looks poised to be much more beneficial for Amazon stock than Apple’s strategy will be for Apple stock. Source: Shutterstock By selling more smart speakers and other smart-home devices, Amazon is seeking to greatly improve its consumer-electronics
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U.S. equities are extending their bounce higher on Wednesday, moving back over major technical resistance levels as the S&P 500 pushes up and over the 2,800 level it has been toying with since late February and has proved intractable since October. If the bulls can hold above this level, a push to prior highs could
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Target (NYSE:TGT) CEO Brian Cornell was hired by the Minneapolis-based retailer on July 31, 2014. Since then, Target stock is up 46%. Not bad for a company that was thought to be losing the discount war to companies like Walmart (NYSE:WMT) when the former head of PepsiCo’s (NASDAQ:PEP) global food business took the job. Year
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In early 2019, I wrote in an InvestorPlace gallery about why housing stocks would be a good place to park your money in the new year. The thesis was pretty simple. Improving economic and housing sector fundamentals, coupled with oversold conditions, created a golden buying opportunity in overly beaten up housing stocks in early 2019.
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Shares of Stitch Fix (NASDAQ:SFIX) soared on Tuesday after the personalized e-commerce retailer reported second-quarter numbers that smashed expectations across the board. Management also hiked the fiscal 2019 guide to far above consensus levels. The double whammy of good news was celebrated by investors, and SFIX stock popped more than 25% in response. To be
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